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Jesse Halff Oppenheimer


Jesse Halff Oppenheimer, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1946. Decorated European Service commendations United States Army, Pacific Service and European Theaters commendation; grantee scholarship Fund, Minion Road Development Center, Building Fund.


Oppenheimer, Jesse Halff was born on January 4, 1919 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Jesse D. and Lillie (Halff) Oppenheimer.


Student, University Texas, 1937. Bachelor with honors in Economics, University Arizona, 1939. Juris Doctor in Taxation cum laude, Harvard University, 1942.

Postgrad., Harvard University, 1946.


Partner firm, founder, trustee Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison and Tate, Inc., San Antonio, from 1970. Former instructor taxation St. Mary's Law School. Lecturer taxation; director, organizer Southwest Texas National Bank.


  • Bar: Texas 1946.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Harvard Law Review, 1942.


Former member advisory council and UTSA Associates, University Texas-San Antonio, vice president, 1977-1978. Board directors, member executive committee Syphony Society San Antonio, former president, chairman board. Former trustee Robert B. Green Hospital, San Antonio, St. Mary's Hall girls school.

Former board directors Santa Rosa Children's Hospital, United Fund, Children's Service Bureau, Bexar County Mental Health Association. Former member planning committee University Texas Law School Annual Tax Institute. Former member steering committee Metropolitan San Antonio Urban Coalition.

Former advisory board trustees Southwest Foundation for Research and Education. Former member Advisory Hospital Council, State of Texas. Former member advisory board College-Cmty.

Creative Arts Center, Our Lady of the Lake College, San Antonio. Former member Centro-21, San Antonio, 1975-1977. Member economy study group Advisory Council Elected Officials, Democratic National Committee, 1975-1976.

Member chancellor's council, Centennial Commission, University Texas. Trustee, former president Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio. Former member advisory board Ursuline Academy, San Antonio.

Member Kenwood Neighborwood Council. Trustee The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, 1980-1987. Lieutenant colonel United States Army.

World World War II, 1942-1946. European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member American Bar Association (former member taxation committee), Argyle Club (organizing board, board directors), San Antonio Country Club, Oppenheimer Scholars Information Fund (founder), Oppenheimer Fellowship (founder), Cancer Research and Treatment Center (founder), Alamo Community College District (founder), Giraud.


Married Susan R. Rosenthal, July 31, 1946. Children: David, Jean, Barbara.

Jesse D. Oppenheimer

Lillie (Halff) Oppenheimer

Susan R. Rosenthal

David Oppenheimer

Jean Oppenheimer

Barbara Oppenheimer